Recovering Today and Preparing For Tomorrow – Top 4 Things To Do For Your Supply Chain and Operational ReadinessThere is no need to explain the impact of the current COVID-19 crisis on the lives of individuals, families, communities and companies around the world. It is, in many ways, unprecedented, and certainly represents a once-in-a-generation challenge to us all. The outbreak has caught companies and some entire industries by surprise with sudden dramatic drops in demand, changes in customer behavior and general uncertainty. Normal demand signals have disappeared, and the effect has rippled through the whole supply chain. While remote work is possible for many, critical manufacturing and service jobs can’t be done “from home”, and even if they could, how would you know what to produce, or order and for how long? As we all look to follow the public health guidelines to protect our families, friends and colleagues, business leaders can and must look to not only recover from this crisis, but to be ready for the next one. We cannot predict the future, but we can learn from every experience and put ourselves in a better position next time. Doing that is the hallmark of a “learning organization”, and the essence of proactive leadership. So, how can businesses position their supply chains to be more flexible and resilient – more ready, if you will? There are several concrete actions businesses can take right now to prepare even as they recover: 1. Conduct a thorough assessment of all aspects of the supply chain – sunlight is the best disinfectant If recent events have taught us anything, it’s that speed + flexibility = resiliency. In planning your assessment, consider all aspects of the supply chain. If there... read more
The fast-paced, complex nature of today’s global marketplace coupled with an increasingly tight labor market presents numerous challenges for executives tasked with driving sustainable results. Fortunately, a cost-effective, reliable resource solution leveraging highly capable independent talent has emerged that enables corporations to effectively address critical business opportunities and challenges for an immediate impact and quality results. We’ve outlined five key independent talent strategies to accomplish a variety of business objectives. These strategies enable executives to make significant progress despite a lack of in-house resources or time constraints and are significantly more budget friendly when compared to traditional consulting alternatives…read more
OnDemand Resources Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2016Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected OnDemand Resources as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2016. The SDCE 100 is an annual list of 100 great supply chain projects. These projects can serve as a guide for supply chain executives who are looking for new opportunities to drive improvement in their own operations. These projects show how supply chain solution and service providers help their customers and clients achieve supply chain excellence and prepare their supply chains for success. “We are exceptionally pleased to be recognized by our industry’s leading voice for the work we do for our clients. Since our inception in 2003, we have relentlessly focused on delivering exceptional value to our clients by providing them with highly capable subject matter experts to support their critical initiatives and this recognition is yet another example of the power and capabilities of our network of highly capable independent talent”, per Jan Malasek, CEO of OnDemand Resources. “Our goal with 2016’s SDCE 100 is to shine the spotlight on successful and innovative transformation projects that deliver bottom-line value to small, medium and large enterprises across the supply chain,” says Ronnie Garrett, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “The selected projects can serve as a roadmap for supply chain executives looking for new opportunities to drive improvement in their own operations. We congratulate all of our winners for a job well done!” About Supply & Demand Chain Executive Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing... read more
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